Today’s thought “Ask and it will be given you” (March 20)

Today’s thought “Ask and it will be given you” (March 20) It sounds too good to be true, “ask and it will be given you”! These were the words of Jesus we read today in Luke 11:9. This invitation was given after the Lord taught his disciples how to pray – in the familiar words… Read More Today’s thought “Ask and it will be given you” (March 20)

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Today’s thought “Whoever is not with me …” (March 19)

Today’s thought “Whoever is not with me …” (March 19) Jesus spoke in parables, stories that were not necessarily factual because their purpose was to drive home some principle about the spiritual meaning of life. In Luke 10 we encounter some one word parables and phrases that are so obviously not literal. He did many… Read More Today’s thought “Whoever is not with me …” (March 19)

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How should we worship God? #5 Congregational Worship

Congregational Worship Paul does not spend time in this letter explaining how worship should be arranged, but he does this in other letters. For example, in his letters to the believers at Corinth he deals with problems they were having in their communal worship. It is something to watch out for as you are reading… Read More How should we worship God? #5 Congregational Worship

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Today’s thought “All night he continued in prayer” (March 15)

Today’s thought “All night he continued in prayer” (March 15) Can we imagine continuing all night in prayer? This is what Jesus did – as we read today in Luke 6. Why did he, as the Son of God, find this necessary? And what was the result of his prayer? We read, “In these days… Read More Today’s thought “All night he continued in prayer” (March 15)

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Today’s thought “We must not put Christ to the test” (February 26)

Today’s thought “We must not put Christ to the test” (February 26) Paul’s comments on Moses and how the people “all passed through the sea and all were baptised into Moses” (1 Corinthians 10:1,2) obviously relate to what we have been reading in Exodus. Paul then states, “For they all drank from the Rock that… Read More Today’s thought “We must not put Christ to the test” (February 26)

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Today’s thought “Who gave you this authority?” (February 15)

Today’s thought “Who gave you this authority?” (February 15) Mark 11 It is necessary for the orderly functioning of life for there to be those in authority to approve and oversee what is to be done. This is essential for the proper functioning of life, but is it so in every case? In particular, is… Read More Today’s thought “Who gave you this authority?” (February 15)

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Today’s thought “… of him will the Son of Man be ashamed when he comes” (February 12)

Today’s thought “… of him will the Son of Man be ashamed when he comes” (February 12) Mark 8 “For whoever is ashamed of me and of my words in this adulterous and sinful generation, of him will the Son of Man be ashamed when he comes …” (Mark 8:38). Why would we be ashamed… Read More Today’s thought “… of him will the Son of Man be ashamed when he comes” (February 12)

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